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the city's elementary schools equally along racial lines to justice john roberts wrote the majority opinion called the meds extreme. in 2009 the court ruled that new haven connecticut violated the civil rights five-year fighters after the results of a promotion exam because not enough blacks had passed. with liberal leaning justice elena kagan reducing herself a key vote could apply again with justice anthony kennedy as we heard from adam. sandy a democrat. what do you think? >> caller: yes. >> host: what do you think of affirmative action in this case specifically for the court? >> caller: well, first of all i would like to hear the make up and see the makeup of the total top ten when she was denied because we so often have not only racial problems, we can have gender problems as well. so before i want to -- before we get into a big hassle about affirmative action and how we as black people or we as white people as a minority, we are not able to have a fair shot in getting into that college and also listening to the case may be they may need to reform. the racial ethnic of the and a gradua
in new york city to get the word out about the challenge that is girls face around the world. i'm very excited to introduce the advice source who have joined us this afternoon. thomas jefferson high school for science and technology, georgetown day school, albert ion tine high school, halls without walls. thank you so much. we applaud you and your work. thank you so much on behalf of women and girls around the world. >> i would like to give a special shoutout to hillary clinton and the united population fund, yesterday in very high level meetings pledged nearly $50 million for a campaign to end child marriage. [applause] >> i'd like now to ask eleanor smeal to join me. i've had the great privilege of working with her for 25 years. she is one of the contemporary women's movements and one of its most recognized leaders. in 1980 she was the first to define and prove the gender gap that it existed and she has been a key force ever since to secure women's rights. please welcome eleanor smeal. [applause]. >> thank you this is quite a year for us. this is also the 25th anniversary for the fem
london and other cities around the world. >> steven johnson is our guest on sunday. the director of a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry con
involved in seeking any public office in your city, in your county, in your state, you would find that it is very difficult to seek. public seek you have to take a lot of abuse. some of the things people say about candidates, it just is not right. but get yourself involve. i am also responsible for newt gingrich resigned. i made a statement about food for thought and you can go on the internet. and i talk about open marriage and adultery. that was the number-one hit in the world and i made it very clear that we are not going to allow these candidates to run for public office who have committed adultery. . i also gave a copy to senator mccain when he came into lakeland. i told him to give it to mr. romney, that it would help him. and newt gingrich resigned within a month and a half. i also made the statement and the commissioners in the county never stopped me. i put it so everyone can see it. it will be there forever. host: banks are weighing into the campaign. here are some comments on facebook -- you can share your opinion on facebook by looking for c-span. we have a poll on whe
away -- i mean, he's a quarterback in new york city at this point. they made a movie called the 40-year-old virgin, john. i mean, it's like -- i don't know. i'm not mocking it. i'm not mocking it. my unwascle was a priest. a good one. anyway, we can either go with that the point that you you wrote the column that vachlt p debates do matter or you probably want to talk all about the swing state poll that we have. >> well, let me do both because the swing state poll set up the debate. first of all, what we've seen nationally is that mitt romney's vote is coming up. he's he closing on obama. he has taken a one point lead in the state of virginia. we've got obama up one point in the state of florida. but those are essentially tied races. the real key for romney is going to be making some more head way in the state of ohio where we show obama up six percentage points, but that's down from eight before. and we've seen romney elsewhere making progress in places like colorado, for example, where obama had held the lead, but mitt romney was in striking distance and he still is. now, the signific
are in cincinnati today, game time our time 10 a.m. so a lot of bars will have that game on here in the city. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. well, we have our usual slow traffic up and down the nimitz. this is a live look near the observations coliseum where the as play this evening. for right now, it's a little sluggish up towards downtown. unfortunately, vasco road is still closed. there was a bad injury crash in the area. both directions shut down between walnut boulevard and camino diablo. use byron high in the meantime since it's slow in that stretch. quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and the san mateo bridge things look better now. it was a little slow in the westbound lanes of 92 but now we're seeing some improvement leaving hayward. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." for your forecast here's lawrence. >> we have had some very exciting weather around the bay area the last couple of days. today could be another adventure in weather right now. mostly cloudy skies, looking over russian hill to
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